By Temitope Akintoye,
In a bid to sensitise Nigerians on coronavirus pandemic, Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has unveiled Nollywood actress, Toyin Abraham, as its new face in the fight against the virus in the country.
NCDC unveiled the actress in its new television commercials centred on sensitizing Nigerians on importance of regular hand washing, social distancing and other coronavirus preventive measures outlined by medical experts globally.
In the television commercials, which was made public through the centre’s social media handles on Thursday, the multi-award-winning actress spoke in Yoruba language and demonstrated to Nigerians how to prevent further spread of the pandemic in the country.
While urging Nigerians to download and share the video, made in partnership with global health agencies, as their contribution towards the fight against coronavirus, Abraham added that for the country to gain control over COVID-19, every Nigerian must be ready to support the government in the fight against the virus.
In Yoruba language, actress @toyin_abraham1 talks about how to protect yourself and prevent the spread of #COVID19
Please watch, download and share with your family and loved ones
This video is in partnership with @UN_Nigeria @UNDPNigeria pic.twitter.com/n3M9pXksNB
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) April 16, 2020